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Free online training for carers now available

Mar
05

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council has partnered with Imperial College, the West London Clinical Commissioning Group, local Carers and Older people's organisations to support the creation of eight online training modules designed to help carers in their day to day activities.

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“Healthy Families, Healthy Communities” Tender Opportunity

Feb
04

Please complete the questionnaire if you are interested in getting involved. The closing date to register your expression of interest by completing the survey is Thursday 7 February 2019.

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CEO Peer Network meeting

Jan
18

KCSC has been running a successful CEO peer network since 2014.

The network is available to any CEO/Director or equivalent working for a local Voluntary and Community Organisation in Kensington and Chelsea.

The objectives of the Peer network are to:

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Health Help Now App

Jan
17

The ‘Health Help Now App’ is a National health resource that is being rolled out across the country by each Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). With your permission, we would like to include your organisation in it. The App will help people in the community search for and access health and wellbeing services provided by the NHS, privately or locally by the Voluntary and Community Sector. It is a good opportunity to promote your services and our sector as a whole!
 

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Launch of a new Older People's Providers Network

Dec
19

KCSC is launching a new Older People Provider's Network for local voluntary organisations and community groups consisting of or providing services for older people (aged 50 plus).

The goals of the network will be to help providers share experiences, to promote a better understanding of the development of the health and wellbeing agenda and its impact on the voluntary sector and to explore initiatives that might lead to joint bidding for funding and contracts. This new network will be a self led forum for local providers working with older people.

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KCSC welcomes Voluntary Sector Development Manager

Dec
07

KCSC welcomes Voluntary Sector Development Manager Tom Richards to the team, providing maternity cover for Head of Organisational Development, Siobhan Sollis, for the next year.

Tom has a vocational background in organisational and community development and an academic background in international development and media.

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KCSC's Self care event success

Nov
26

KCSC runs a Self Care programme to offer Social Prescribing options to patients over 65 years old in the area, working with local organisations.

Voluntary and community organisations provide a range of services that contribute to greater health and wellbeing. These include services that are condition specific, like dementia support, relate to physical health such as exercise programmes and those that deal with aspects of mental health, such as befriending services or information and advice.

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WLCCG-funded 'Five ways to wellbeing' video

Sep
07

West London Clinical Commisioning Group funded the production of a video to help promote the 'Five ways to wellbeing' in the community. 

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WLCCG PPE Grants Programme Impact report

Aug
16

West London Clinical Commissioning Group (WLCCG) finances a Patient and Public Engagement Grant of £100,000 managed by the Social Council. You can see a list of the current 10 providers here.

The Patient and Public Engagement grants programme has been running for five years now and is a one-year long programme that is renewed year on year. Projects for this round of funding started in October 2017 and will finish in September 2018.

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WLCCG-funded Volunteering video

Aug
07

West London Clinical Commisioning Group funded the production of a volunteering video to help promote wellbeing in the community. 

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